Clare Flannery, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and of Medicine (Endocrinology); Co-Director, Yale University Reproductive Sciences Biobank (YURS)

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility | Reproductive Sciences: flannery lab

Endocrinology: Diabetes Center

Diabetes Research Center

Yale Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Flannery received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Wellesley College in 1995 before obtaining her M.D. degree from Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland in 2001. She completed internship in medicine and surgery at St. James’s Hospital in Dublin Ireland, and then Internal Medicine residency in the Women’s Health Track at Jacobi Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY. She was selected to be Chief Resident in Internal Medicine in 2005-2006. She then went on to the Yale University School of Medicine for her fellowship in Endocrinology & Metabolism. After becoming board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, she pursued a research fellowship at Yale, and worked in the laboratory of Dr. Gerald Shulman and Dr. Kitt Petersen on the pathophysiology of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Then she focused her research on the effect of diabetes on endometrial pathology, with the mentorship of Dr. Hugh Taylor. She was awarded an NIH mentored career award then NIH R01 funding. She is an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences (Reproductive Endocrinology) as well as Internal Medicine (Endocrinology). Her research involves studies on the link between obesity and endometrial pathology, including endometrial cancer and infertility. She sees patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders, with a specialty interest in diabetes prevention, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, and transgender hormone therapy.

Education & Training

MD Trinity College, Dublin Ireland (2001)
BA Wellesley College (1995)
Research Fellowship Yale School of Medicine
Fellowship Yale School of Medicine
Chief Residency Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College
Residency Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College
Internship St. James Hospital Dublin, Ireland

Honors & Recognition

  • Albert McKern Scholar Award (2017)

  • Yale Discovery to Cure Grant (2016)

  • Yale Diabetes Research Center GrantNIH-NIDDK (2015)

  • K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development AwardNational Institutes of Health (2012)

  • Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes ResearchEndocrine Fellows Foundation (2009)

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Contact Info

Clare Flannery, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Endocrinology & MetabolismDana Clinic Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Yale Reproductive EndocrinologyLaboratory for Surgery, Obsterics & Gynecology
375 Congress Avenue, Ste Suite 304A

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesPO Box 208020
New Haven, CT 06520-8020

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